Posts by mike

Health Governance And Service Integration Initiative

In preparation for a submission to the Health Services Integration Fund (HSIF), the Chisasibi Mental Wellness Team held a meeting to explore possible models for a local community-based health governance structure and process. We updated the work of the CMWT, the CHB Iiyuu Ahtaawin process and the work of the local CMC. You can listen…

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Chisasibi Innovation Conference

The Chisasibi Mental Wellness Team is organizing the Chisasibi Innovation Conference: Communication, Coordination, Collboration from March 14 to 17, 2016. The purpose of this three-day conference is to ensure community input on existing Chisasibi Wellness Strategy initiatives and priorities and to identify proposed interventions to address those priorities. Special emphasis is placed on the need for more…

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Healing Together With Land And Culture: Gathering Of Wisdom Conference

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation hosted the Yukon and other First Nations at the three day conference in Whitehorse. The objective was to share local experiences of healing on the land based on culturally safe approaches and traditional knowledge. Guest speakers, community groups, elders, youth and program staff come together in the spirit of sharing…

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Community Addictions Training

In November 2013, the Chisasibi Miyupimaatisiiun Committee received confirmation of a funding envelope from Health Canada for the establishment of a Mental Wellness Team (MWT). MWTs are community-based, client-centred, multidisciplinary teams of community workers that provide a variety of culturally safe mental health and addictions services. MWTs are defined and driven by the community and…

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Chisasibi Receives Health Canada Funding

Since 2009 the Miyupimaatissiiun Committee has been working towards developing and implementing a model of wellness for Chisasibi that responds to the needs of our members and is based on Eeyou knowledge and traditions. After an intensive community consultation process during 2010 and 2011 which consisted of two Symposiums on health and social services as…

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